Le Guess Who? 2021

Featuring programs curated by John Dwyer, Lucrecia Dalt, Matana Roberts, Midori Takada, and Phil Elverum

Announcing the 2nd edition of Hidden Musics at LGW21

Le Guess Who? Recordings

Visit our archive for exclusive recordings of performances at the festival

Line-up

The full line-up for Le Guess Who? 2021 has been revealed:

Show list
Curated by Phil Elverum
Curator: Phil Elverum Curator: Phil Elverum
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Curator: Lucrecia Dalt Curator: Lucrecia Dalt
Curated by Midori Takada
Curator: Midori Takada Curator: Midori Takada
Curated by Matana Roberts
Curator: Matana Roberts Curator: Matana Roberts
Curated by John Dwyer
Curator: John Dwyer Curator: John Dwyer
Curated by Midori Takada
Midori Takada - [THUS TIME GOES BY] Midori Takada - [THUS TIME GOES BY]
Pink Oculus presents Before Wisdom Pink Oculus presents Before Wisdom Zwangere Guy Zwangere Guy
Curated by Matana Roberts
Irreversible Entanglements Irreversible Entanglements
KeiyaA KeiyaA
Hidden Musics
Etran de L'Aïr Etran de L'Aïr
FLOHIO FLOHIO
Curated by John Dwyer
Faust IV Live! Faust IV Live!
Curated by Phil Elverum
the Microphones the Microphones
Rian Treanor + Leila Ziu (live) Rian Treanor + Leila Ziu (live)
Hidden Musics
Mónika Lakatos Mónika Lakatos
Uncloud presents
Vladislav Delay AV live (visuals by AGF) Vladislav Delay AV live (visuals by AGF)
Curated by Matana Roberts
Damon Locks' Black Monument Ensemble Damon Locks' Black Monument Ensemble
Siti Muharam Siti Muharam Arooj Aftab Arooj Aftab
Hidden Musics
Mazaher Mazaher
Lyra Pramuk Lyra Pramuk
Hidden Musics
Ghalia Benali in Hadret Ishq Ghalia Benali in Hadret Ishq
Pa Salieu Pa Salieu Artist in residence: Alabaster dePlume Artist in residence: Alabaster dePlume
Curated by John Dwyer
Bent Arcana Bent Arcana
Suuns Suuns
Curated by John Dwyer
OSEES OSEES
Gabriels Gabriels
Curated by Matana Roberts
Matana Roberts & Jessica Moss Matana Roberts & Jessica Moss
Curated by John Dwyer
Old Time Relijun Old Time Relijun
Curated by Matana Roberts
Jessica Moss Jessica Moss
Derwish Osman Derwish Osman
U?
Tramhaus Tramhaus
The Strangeness of Dub The Strangeness of Dub
COSMOS
Danseruna Danseruna
Curated by John Dwyer
DMBQ DMBQ
Lucinda Chua Lucinda Chua
U?
Boomhut & Friends + Noordzee Boomhut & Friends + Noordzee
U?
Public art: AKMAR – Vanitas Public art: AKMAR – Vanitas
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Julián Mayorga Julián Mayorga
Ilsha Ilsha Slumberland feat. Sainkho Namtchylak Slumberland feat. Sainkho Namtchylak San Leo San Leo Neptunian Maximalism Neptunian Maximalism
Nyege Nyege Tapes present Hakuna Kulala Club Night
Turkana Turkana
Pink Siifu Pink Siifu
U?
Otto Kokke Otto Kokke
L'Rain L'Rain
U?
Homemade Empire Homemade Empire
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Chúpame El Dedo Chúpame El Dedo
U?
Public art: Aïda Gómez – Hide and seek Public art: Aïda Gómez – Hide and seek
COSMOS
Front Sessions Front Sessions
COSMOS
Pep Navigates Pep Navigates
U?
Le Feast Le Feast
Nyege Nyege Tapes present Hakuna Kulala Club Night
Menzi Menzi
Curated by Phil Elverum
Lori Goldston Lori Goldston
Tara Clerkin Trio Tara Clerkin Trio
U?
TRIGGRRD TRIGGRRD
Kelman Duran B2B Lil C Kelman Duran B2B Lil C Vanishing Twin Vanishing Twin
Uncloud presents
Mark IJzerman & Sébastien Robert present As Above, So Below Mark IJzerman & Sébastien Robert present As Above, So Below
U?
Open Podium West Open Podium West
Bendik Giske Bendik Giske OvO OvO Aksak Maboul Aksak Maboul
U?
Wouter van Veldhoven Wouter van Veldhoven
U?
Sun-Mi Hong Sun-Mi Hong
U?
Nagasaki Swim Nagasaki Swim
U?
Howart Howart
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Tarta Relena Tarta Relena
Knekelhuis presents
Patricia Kokett Patricia Kokett
U?
Stories of Lombok (Buurttour) Stories of Lombok (Buurttour)
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Sea Urchin Sea Urchin
U?
The Ear The Ear
Turntable Epistemologies Turntable Epistemologies Ikram Bouloum Ikram Bouloum
U?
Big Hare Big Hare
COSMOS
COSMOS COSMOS
COSMOS
Albic Occult Albic Occult
DJ Fitz DJ Fitz Shannon Lay Shannon Lay
COSMOS
Arsenal Arsenal
U?
Le Guess Who? Lunch & Live Music Le Guess Who? Lunch & Live Music
U?
Combo Qazam Combo Qazam
U?
The Body Electric (Koen Delaere) The Body Electric (Koen Delaere)
U?
Girls In Synthesis Girls In Synthesis
Film: Memory House Film: Memory House Elephant – with Alabaster DePlume Elephant – with Alabaster DePlume
U?
Velvet-Rebel Velvet-Rebel
Curated by Matana Roberts
Klein Klein
Nicolini Nicolini
Curated by John Dwyer
Automatic Automatic
Film: Lee Scratch Perry’s Vision Of Paradise Film: Lee Scratch Perry’s Vision Of Paradise Maarten Vos & Maotik present Erratic Weather Maarten Vos & Maotik present Erratic Weather
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Don The Tiger Don The Tiger
Sunwatchers Sunwatchers
COSMOS
Wajãpi Wajãpi
U?
Shoko Igarashi Shoko Igarashi
University Challenged University Challenged
U?
burger service burger service
U?
Lola's Dice Lola's Dice
Uncloud presents
Ana Roxanne Ana Roxanne
Don Melody Club Don Melody Club
U?
Marathon Marathon
Black Audio Film Collective Black Audio Film Collective Music for Airports, Playlists, and Other Rent-Seeking Platforms Music for Airports, Playlists, and Other Rent-Seeking Platforms
U?
Aurélie Poppins & RomanOwitch Aurélie Poppins & RomanOwitch
U?
Loui Lind Loui Lind
Model Home Model Home
U?
Koen Boeijinga Koen Boeijinga
Space Afrika Space Afrika
Nyege Nyege Tapes present Hakuna Kulala Club Night
De Schuurman De Schuurman
U?
Open Ateliers, Exhibitions & Live Painting Open Ateliers, Exhibitions & Live Painting
PAINT PAINT Aquiles Navarro & Tcheser Holmes Aquiles Navarro & Tcheser Holmes
COSMOS
Le Guess Who? Official Hangout Le Guess Who? Official Hangout
Scotch Rolex feat. MC Yallah & Lord Spikeheart Scotch Rolex feat. MC Yallah & Lord Spikeheart
U?
Guido Nijs & Jos Smolders Guido Nijs & Jos Smolders
U?
 Boxing Matches by Jimmy’s Gym Boxing Matches by Jimmy’s Gym
U?
Collectief Stadswevers Collectief Stadswevers
U?
Ubuntustemmen Part 1 & 2 Ubuntustemmen Part 1 & 2
U?
Wanderwelle & Floor van het Nederend Wanderwelle & Floor van het Nederend
COSMOS
Promises: Through Congress Promises: Through Congress
Trio SonCe Trio SonCe
U?
Public art: Vermeulen&Dubbeldam – PS Blub Public art: Vermeulen&Dubbeldam – PS Blub
Hidden Musics
Ored Recordings: Jrpjej & Zaur Nagoy Ored Recordings: Jrpjej & Zaur Nagoy
Knekelhuis presents
De Ambassade De Ambassade
COSMOS
Every Thought Flies (Time is the Teacher) Every Thought Flies (Time is the Teacher)
COSMOS
Slow Down Time Slow Down Time
U?
Inkhorn Controversy Inkhorn Controversy
Plague Organ Plague Organ
Nyege Nyege Tapes present Hakuna Kulala Club Night
Marcelle/Another Nice Mess Marcelle/Another Nice Mess
U?
Public art: Opening Walk Public art: Opening Walk
Curated by Phil Elverum
Mari Kalkun Mari Kalkun
U?
Cengiz Arslanpay Cengiz Arslanpay
Uncloud presents
Uncloud Transliminal Exhibition Uncloud Transliminal Exhibition
Uncloud presents
Galya Bisengalieva Galya Bisengalieva
U?
Urban Stories of U? Urban Stories of U?
U?
Ulu Moskee Tours Ulu Moskee Tours
U?
Public art: Jeroen van der Most & Peter van der Putten – Letters from Nature Public art: Jeroen van der Most & Peter van der Putten – Letters from Nature
Curated by Matana Roberts
Oren Ambarchi Oren Ambarchi
Gebroeders Dieleman van Eeckhout Gebroeders Dieleman van Eeckhout
U?
Women of De Voorkamer Women of De Voorkamer
Curated by Midori Takada
Ensemble Klang presents Thrift Hybrids Ensemble Klang presents Thrift Hybrids
Curated by Phil Elverum
Duma Duma
Alogte Oho & His Sounds of Joy Alogte Oho & His Sounds of Joy
U?
Stiltecoupé Stiltecoupé
COSMOS
Reports from Other Continents Reports from Other Continents
COSMOS
SPAZA – Road to Johannesburg SPAZA – Road to Johannesburg
U?
Aestrid Aestrid
Spirit Fest Spirit Fest FlySiifu FlySiifu
Nyege Nyege Tapes present Hakuna Kulala Club Night
Authentically Plastic Authentically Plastic
U?
Public art: Cem Berendsen & Wessel Kok – FROM NOISE Public art: Cem Berendsen & Wessel Kok – FROM NOISE
U?
Ping Pong & DJ’s Ping Pong & DJ’s
Uncloud presents
Near Stoic Near Stoic
U?
Kleine Crack & Slagter Kleine Crack & Slagter
U?
Don Kapot Don Kapot
U?
U Create! U Create!
Arushi Jain Arushi Jain
La Vida Es Un Mus presents
Kohti Tuhoa Kohti Tuhoa
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Felix Kubin Felix Kubin
Uncloud presents
claire rousay claire rousay
YUNIS YUNIS
U?
Vechtclub Market Vechtclub Market
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Typhonian Highlife Typhonian Highlife
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Camille Mandoki Camille Mandoki
U?
Public art: Ginta Tinte Vasermane – Working Frames Public art: Ginta Tinte Vasermane – Working Frames
U?
Petersburg Petersburg
Conjunto Papa Upa Conjunto Papa Upa Jamael Dean & Sharada Shashidhar Quartet Jamael Dean & Sharada Shashidhar Quartet Masma Dream World Masma Dream World
Knekelhuis presents
Spill Gold Spill Gold
Pan•American Pan•American
Curated by Matana Roberts
Ice Balloons Ice Balloons
U?
Le Guess Who? Official Hangout Le Guess Who? Official Hangout
Meril Wubslin Meril Wubslin
U?
Immen Immen
U?
Kaap De Goede Hoop Kaap De Goede Hoop
Ronald Langestraat & Tim Koh Ronald Langestraat & Tim Koh Film: We Intend To Cause Havoc Film: We Intend To Cause Havoc
U?
Nelcon Nelcon
U?
Lombok Food Market Lombok Food Market
Alexander Scriabin - 'Le Poème du Feu' performed by Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Alexander Toradze Alexander Scriabin - 'Le Poème du Feu' performed by Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Alexander Toradze
U?
Daniel Okiror Daniel Okiror
Curated by Phil Elverum
Mariee Sioux Mariee Sioux
U?
OBSESSED! Jewellery Festival presents Anouk van Klaveren OBSESSED! Jewellery Festival presents Anouk van Klaveren
Film: Milford Graves Full Mantis Film: Milford Graves Full Mantis Turntable Methodologies & Sound of Music Turntable Methodologies & Sound of Music
U?
I Think I Think I Think I Think
Knekelhuis presents
Reymour Reymour
Blak Saagan Blak Saagan
U?
Greet & Meet Greet & Meet
Curated by Phil Elverum
Tenniscoats Tenniscoats
Knekelhuis presents
Jean-Luc Jean-Luc
The Chisel The Chisel India Tapes (1969-1972) India Tapes (1969-1972)
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Víctor Herrero Víctor Herrero
U?
Public art: Niels ten Broeke & Jasper Willem De Boer – JellyFish Public art: Niels ten Broeke & Jasper Willem De Boer – JellyFish
U?
Public art: Wilhelmusvlug – All My Colours Public art: Wilhelmusvlug – All My Colours
COSMOS
Eavesdrop with Christine Kakaire Eavesdrop with Christine Kakaire
U?
BUY OR BURN BUY OR BURN
U?
Paranoid State Paranoid State
Radical Spectrality: Laura Grace Ford Radical Spectrality: Laura Grace Ford
U?
Brewpub De Kromme Haring: LGW Yuzu Pale Ale Brewpub De Kromme Haring: LGW Yuzu Pale Ale
Film: Ryuichi Sakamoto: CODA Film: Ryuichi Sakamoto: CODA Cucina Povera Cucina Povera Film: Mrs. F (+ Q&A with the director) Film: Mrs. F (+ Q&A with the director)
Curated by John Dwyer
Earth Girl Helen Brown Earth Girl Helen Brown
Curated by John Dwyer
Brigid Dawson & Sunwatchers Brigid Dawson & Sunwatchers
Kiko Dinucci Kiko Dinucci
U?
Dabke Workshop Dabke Workshop
Lubomyr Melnyk Lubomyr Melnyk
COSMOS
Errans Errans
U?
BoterBoter BoterBoter
U?
GHAFAR & MIRWAIS GHAFAR & MIRWAIS
Curated by John Dwyer
John Surman & Alexander Hawkins John Surman & Alexander Hawkins
U?
Insert Blank Records Insert Blank Records
U?
Speak UP Speak UP
U?
Kamiel Thomas Kamiel Thomas
Eddie Chacon Eddie Chacon
COSMOS
A Pear of Pairs A Pear of Pairs
Mario Batkovic Mario Batkovic
U?
Public art: Charlotte Roger – Inner Geography Public art: Charlotte Roger – Inner Geography
U?
Zeldzame Zeldzame
U?
Nonsense Note Nonsense Note
King Hannah King Hannah James Holden & Wacław Zimpel James Holden & Wacław Zimpel Angel Bat Dawid Angel Bat Dawid
U?
ZALM ZALM
U?
Interbellum Interbellum
Parrenin/Weinrich/Rollet Parrenin/Weinrich/Rollet Sons Of Kemet with Special Guests Sons Of Kemet with Special Guests
U?
The Fire Harvest The Fire Harvest
Ichiko Aoba Ichiko Aoba Sessa Sessa
U?
De Witte Kunst De Witte Kunst
U?
Juan Juan Juan Juan
U?
Flare Quartet & Randa Awad Flare Quartet & Randa Awad
U?
Stranded FM Festival Radio Stranded FM Festival Radio
U?
Smudged Smudged
The Botanical Revolution / Jasper Hagenaar / Antonis Pittas / Modern Love The Botanical Revolution / Jasper Hagenaar / Antonis Pittas / Modern Love
U?
Mevrouw Tamara Mevrouw Tamara
Curated by John Dwyer
Gustaf Gustaf
U?
Ayman Maas Ayman Maas
Curated by Matana Roberts
AGF AGF
CV Vision CV Vision Film: Sisters With Transistors Film: Sisters With Transistors Lael Neale Lael Neale Film: Cryptozoo Film: Cryptozoo
U?
Sound in Motion Sound in Motion
COSMOS
The Late Frique Show The Late Frique Show
Film: SPAZA – Road to Johannesburg Film: SPAZA – Road to Johannesburg
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